Google Docs - Walk-In Access

Computer ClassesMartin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Google Docs - Walk-In Access

Thursday, July 15, 2021, 2 p.m.

 In this 1.5-hour class, you will learn how Google Docs allows you to create and edit documents online while collaborating with other users in real-time in the same document environment. Google Docs is compatible with Microsoft Word and shares many of its formatting features.

Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served walk-in basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations.

Instructor: M. Rivera
MLK Jr. Memorial Library
Adult Learning Department
901 G Street, NW
Computer Lab - Room 205-J

Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well and the skills acquired in the PC Basics and Word I Basics classes.

You will learn to:
  • Identify and navigate the basic features and elements of the Google Docs window
  • Create a Google Document in Google Drive
  • Apply basic formatting features and insert graphics, links and tables
  • Open, rename and move a Google Document
  • Add comments and share a Google Document
  • Engage the Edit and Suggestion Modes and to accept or reject suggested edits
  • Use the Version History to view the various versions created by the edits made
  • Download a Google Doc to Microsoft Word and upload a Word document to Google Docs
Please bring your own flash drive to save class documents or send them to your established email account.